Pentecost is often consider a reversal of the Tower of Babel. Was the spreading of the nations in Genesis a curse, or a nudge to continue the blessing?
What do Acts 15 and the first two chapters of Galatians have in common? They both talk about the first big debate over ethnic identity in the church. Some of the early Christians said you had to be circumcised and assimilate into the Jewish culture in order to be a true disciple of Jesus. They debated the topic in Acts 15 in Jerusalem. The Apostle Paul was very opposed to this teaching. That’s what he’s talking about in his letter to the Galatians.
The Holy Spirit leads Philip to speak with a eunuch from Ethiopia. This crosses all kinds of social boundaries and shows the inclusive power of the Good News.
A six-week online course that explores Paul’s letter to the Galatians and how it fits into the story of Acts.